SD card keeps breaking (SanDisk Ultra Class 10 32GB)

Discussion in 'DR650GW-1CH' started by TikTak, Apr 4, 2017.

  1. TikTak

    TikTak New Member

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    When I first got the Blackvue DR650GW-1CH (late 2015) I used a SanDisk Ultra Class 10 32GB micro SD. It lasted for 18 months. I am aware that a SD card will eventually break and will not last forever. I formatted it every month and looked after it very well. When it died, I found out that it had broke and I could no longer open up the folder or save data on the computer. So I bought another one.

    I bought exactly the same model card. I tested and verified that it was legitimate. It could write files up to 18mb/s. Everything was going good for 2 weeks. After 2 weeks of use, I found out that the videos saved were choppy and the audio was missing (voice recorder was turned on). I found out that the SD card was too slow to write the video onto the card and hence the choppy quality. I formatted the SD card and put it in the Dashcam. Again, everything was going good for 2 weeks and then the videos were choppy again... I formatted the card every week for the next 3 weeks and now I can't use the card. The card only lasted just over a month.

    I bought another one again, exactly the same model, verified and tested it. The same thing happened again. I don't understand how my first SD card could last for 18 months and all of a sudden, the next 2 that I bought only last for a month? I'm thinking maybe the Dashcam may be broken and keeps breaking the SD card. Maybe if i buy another SD card again, it'll just break like the last ones did. Has anyone got the same problem? Is there a fix?
     
  2. jokiin

    jokiin Well-Known Member Manufacturer

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    buy the high endurance version or the Pittasoft branded cards, even the cards look the same and have the same part number they change things internally
     
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    Alright, I will try and use the Pittasoft 16GB card that came with the Dashcam. If it goes wrong again, I'll let you know.
     
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    It might also be your camera as well. Keep in mind that most electronic items do experience wear and tear. 2 years might seem a bit short but it does happen.
     
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